Jakobe RaeShon FORD
1998 - 2021
Spokane Cremation & Funeral Service
2832 N Ruby
Spokane, WA
Jakobe RaeShon Ford

Pro Athlete

"Shooting Star"

Jakobe RaeShon Ford, age 22, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Jakobe was born on September 4, 1998 in Ogden, Utah to

Robi Rogers and Chris Ford. Jakobe graduated from Shadle High School where he was an amazing athlete. Jakobe gained tons of

recognition as a USA Track and Field Junior Olympic triple-gold medalist and the recipient of the 2017 USATF Youth Athlete of the year. As a senior in high school, Jakobe won all three events at the 2017 WIAA State 3A Championships. He broke his own state meet record in the high jump his junior year where he cleared 7 feet 2 1/2 inches. All records still stand. In June 2019, Jakobe won the Hoopfest dunk contest. Jakobe's dreams were becoming a reality when he signed with Trident Sports Management in July 2021 as a professional track athlete. His career was about to take off.

Jakobe is survived by his mother Robi and father Chris; sisters Latasha, Sequoia (and husband Derek), Paavani, Dommy, Quinny, Avi, Cherish, Indya, and Navela; brothers Jaylon, Isiah,and Jayden; Only Son Jahari Raeshon O'Shea Ford; nieces Kwinsie, Charlotte, and 3 unborn; grandparents, Francis, Druscilla, Veronica; great grandmother Alfreda; and he has now joined grandmother Sylvia Riggin in heaven.

There will be a viewing service open to the public Friday, August 6 from 3pm to 6pm at Spokane Cremation and Funeral Service located at 2832 North Ruby St; Spokane, Washington 99207.

The memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 7 from 2pm to 4pm at Shadle Park High School located at 4327 N Ash St; Spokane, WA 99205.

We hope friends or anyone that knew Jakobe can come celebrate his life he had on earth and share their memories of Jakobe Ford.
Published by Spokesman-Review on Aug. 6, 2021.
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Spokane Cremation and Funeral Service
2832 North Ruby St, Spokane, WA
Memorial service
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Shadle Park High School
4327 N Ash St, Spokane, WA
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Stone Carter
August 6, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I´ll always remember you as one of my most thoughtful, caring, and intellectual students.
Susan Poindexter
August 6, 2021
Jakobe, you will forever hold a special place in my heart. You had so many chapters left to write. Your band of brothers, the village that formed for each of you as small boys with big dreams will miss you. The joys, triumphs, laughter and fond memories will all be shared with Jahari as he grows older. I will miss that smile of yours, and that laugh that could fill a room. God speed sweet Jakobe until we meet again.
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